Books over Ball ! Courtney Dike missed AWC, but graduates with Public Accountant License

Books over Ball ! Courtney Dike missed AWC, but graduates with Public Accountant License

Super Falcons Striker Courtney Dike is not with the team in Ghana, but she keeps scoring life goals as she graduated as a Public Accountant from the Oklahoma State University.

Courtney who was initially named in the 48-women list for the 2018 CAF Women’s Africa Cup of Nation, did not make the trip and just under 48hours before the final became a Certified Public Accountant.

 


A picture of the 23-year-old flanked by her parents as she beamed with the CPA plaque was posted by twitter user Nnedimma – and it received a retweet by Courtney herself.

 

Say hello to the coolest, newest, most beautiful, intelligent, professional soccer playing CPA (Certified Public Accountant) in town @courtneydike congrats sister ❤️❤️✨🤗

 

Meanwhile, as she celebrates this achievement, the Falcons are a match away from securing a 9th AWCON title for Nigeria when they go up against South Africa’s Banyana Banyana on Saturday.

 

In 2014, after participating at the World Cup the then 19-year-old caused a mild storm in the Nigeria media as she reportedly declined her bonuses.

 

But she cleared the air in a letter sent to the NFF and it reads in part:

 

“I am delighted to play for Nigeria whenever called upon. I knew before leaving for the U-20 World Cup that I would not accept any bonuses. Acceptance of prize money is against NCAA regulations (the division 1 collegiate governing body) here in the US, so that is the main reason for rejecting it.”

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